Restored and expanded for a 2020s lifestyle, this clever Midcentury Modern day household in Beverly Hills’ Trousdale Estates traces its origins to a starlet and a grasp architect.
The minimalist home was crafted for Paris-born actress Corinne Calvet, who voiced Rita Hayworth in French variations of American films. She would go on to be signed by Paramount, MGM and 20th Century Fox, starring alongside these major men as John Drew Barrymore and Danny Kaye.
The showplace was made in 1959 by L.A. architect Rex Lotery. Identified for Elvis and Priscilla Presley’s marital residence in Trousdale Estates, Lotery is currently included on Beverly Hills’ list of Master Architects. Inclusion is just one pinpointing element in figuring out historic and noteworthy houses deemed deserving of preservation.
Reimagined by the structure workforce of Philippe Naouri and Eric Choi at Maison d’Artiste, and in collaboration with Studio Tim Campbell, the property maintains its architectural integrity while displaying modern day design and style features.
A curving driveway and very low-increase landscaping soften the potent horizontal traces at the fountain-lined entrance of the a lot more than fifty percent-acre house.
Raised pop-ups of clerestory windows and cutout portions of roof include visual desire to the exterior. The double front doorway opens to a wall of glass.
The 8,800 square ft of dwelling space looks inward on to a courtyard swimming pool at the back. The irregular-formed zero-edge pool mirrors the traces of the dwelling and is surrounded by garden.
An atrium and a see-through fireplace connecting the dwelling space spots improve the sensation of spaciousness. The open-approach kitchen blends seamlessly with the dining room.
A screening area, an workplace and a temperature-controlled subterranean wine home are amid other living spaces. There are 6 bedrooms and eight loos.
The house is about 16 miles from Los Angeles International Airport.
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